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‘I am going to show my respect to those boys’

‘I am going to show my respect to those boys’

‘I am going to show my respect to those boys’

08 October 2021

An angry veteran’s champion is so angry that a town has cancelled its Remembrance Parade that he has decided to organise his own.

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Remembering sailors who died when their ship was torpedoed

Remembering sailors who died when their ship was torpedoed

Remembering sailors who died when their ship was torpedoed

03 October 2021

Three local men who were killed when their Second World War battleship was sunk have been remembered during a special trip.


Author sheds light on how railways dealt a blow to the Nazis

Author sheds light on how railways dealt a blow to the Nazis

Author sheds light on how railways dealt a blow to the Nazis

03 October 2021

The story of how a record-breaking steam engine struck a pre-war blow against the Nazis, right here in south Lincolnshire, is told in a new book.


'We will remember him'

'We will remember him'

'We will remember him'

02 October 2021

A lasting memorial has been unveiled to honour a hero pilot whose brave actions saved the lives of people in Spalding.


Town ‘let down’ by Remembrance Parade decision

Town ‘let down’ by Remembrance Parade decision

Town ‘let down’ by Remembrance Parade decision

01 October 2021

Residents say they feel ‘let down’ that a town has cancelled its Remembrance Parade in November.

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Service of remembrance for RAF

Service of remembrance for RAF

Service of remembrance for RAF

29 September 2021

There was a good turn out for a service of remembrance to those who service in the RAF.


Planning for Remembrance as one parade is called off

Planning for Remembrance as one parade is called off

Planning for Remembrance as one parade is called off

28 September 2021

Talks are under way to sort out Spalding’s Remembrance event – with Holbeach’s annual parade now not due to happen this year.


Remembrance parade won't go ahead

Remembrance parade won't go ahead

Remembrance parade won't go ahead

23 September 2021

Parish councillors say they 'regret' that a marching Remembrance parade won't go ahead this year - but vowed to hold a static ceremony instead.

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RAF aircraft flies low over village

RAF aircraft flies low over village

RAF aircraft flies low over village

22 September 2021

The aircraft was spotted by one of our readers this morning.


Action-packed August for air cadets

Action-packed August for air cadets

Action-packed August for air cadets

16 September 2021

August was an activity-packed month for air cadets as they returned to face-to-face activities.


Village war memorial to get a £9,000 restoration

Village war memorial to get a £9,000 restoration

Village war memorial to get a £9,000 restoration

12 September 2021

Work will soon be starting on a £9,000 project to restore a village war memorial.


Red Arrows pictured over area

Red Arrows pictured over area

Red Arrows pictured over area

07 September 2021

Reader Anthony Helcoop has sent us this photo of the Red Arrows flying over the district this afternoon.


Where to catch sight of the Red Arrows

Where to catch sight of the Red Arrows

Where to catch sight of the Red Arrows

07 September 2021

The Red Arrows will be flying over the area today.


Ernie honoured at funeral

Ernie honoured at funeral

Ernie honoured at funeral

02 September 2021

WWII veteran Ernie Covill was honoured at his funeral this morning.


Theft of gates to memorial garden is a 'kick in the teeth'

Theft of gates to memorial garden is a 'kick in the teeth'

Theft of gates to memorial garden is a 'kick in the teeth'

30 August 2021

A veteran's champion has hit out at the thieves who have stolen the gates to his new memorial garden in Fleet.

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Military vehicle owners urged to join procession to honour veteran Ernie

Military vehicle owners urged to join procession to honour veteran Ernie

Military vehicle owners urged to join procession to honour veteran Ernie

25 August 2021

Owners of military vehicles are being urged to join a procession to give a Second World War hero a good send-off.


Pillbox now has silent soldier trio on guard

Pillbox now has silent soldier trio on guard

Pillbox now has silent soldier trio on guard

22 August 2021

A wartime pillbox that has become a focal point for a community in Spalding is now sporting a trio of ‘silent soldiers’.

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Moving service to honour their sacrifice

Moving service to honour their sacrifice

Moving service to honour their sacrifice

22 August 2021

Veterans and civic leaders remembered the sacrifice made by servicemen who fought in the Far East during the Second World War.


Taster sessions for new air cadets

Taster sessions for new air cadets

Taster sessions for new air cadets

21 August 2021

Air cadets will be holding taster sessions for new recruits next month.


‘He always had a twinkle in his eye’ says Ernie’s friends

‘He always had a twinkle in his eye’ says Ernie’s friends

‘He always had a twinkle in his eye’ says Ernie’s friends

16 August 2021

A procession of military vehicles will be taking a Second World War hero on his final journey.

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